Whether you are in need of a short break or just want to spend some time on the greens, Bintan, Indonesia, located an hour away from Singapore, has wonderful golf resorts for golf enthusiasts and their families to spend the long weekend at. Pack your golf bags ’cause we’ve found several world-class golf resorts where you might enjoy a golf holiday on Bintan island.
Bintan Lagoon Resort, Bintan Island
Located only an hour’s ferry ride away from Singapore, Bintan Lagoon Resort’s acclaimed championship golf courses are known for their spectacular design and signature holes; the Jack Nicklaus 18-hole Sea View course and the Ian Baker-Finch 18-hole Woodlands course. The Jack Nicklaus has a par-3 hole 12 which plays against the gorgeous backdrop of the South China Sea, while the Ian Baker-Finch’s course flows over an undulating natural landscape. Bintan Lagoon Resort offers coaching and golf classes all year round, and golf gear and clubs can be rented.
Banyan Tree Bintan, Bintan Island
Banyan Tree Bintan is an exclusive luxury resort situated amidst lush tropical settings. Besides rejuvenating and relaxing with their spas, visitors can find a Greg Norman 18-hole golf course at the Laguna Bintan Golf Club. The 60 hectares of lush landscape can be a challenge and there are several memorable signature holes; Banyan Tree Bintan’s 7th and 8th holes are enveloped by the South China Sea. Golfers have to drive the golf balls across the sea, past imposing rocks towards the 8th green, making it a nonpareil golfing experience within the Southeast Asia region.